Tim Hortons Thursday: Where Am I?

Some of you know how much I utterly LOVE Tim Hortons coffee (by the way, no grammatical error in, “Hortons”; there is no apostrophe)!  The other day I was walking by a little built-in ‘shelf’ of sorts on the side of a building.  I honestly had a reality check, as there are no Tim Hortons in the State of Illinois (or anywhere in this part of the country, for that matter).

I was stunned; how could this be?  There it was, a, “Timmies” cup beckoning me to take a photo.  Ah, the familiar white markings on the top of the cup.  “CSW” is, “cream and sweetener” (sorry it’s upsidedown).  Isn’t it funny how the familiar seems so unfamiliar when you aren’t expecting it!

I have no clue as to how this cup landed here in Chitown; we aren’t even near a border crossing, so I think the Tim Hortons Gods were taunting me! Perhaps it’s time for a Tim Hortons ‘run’ back up North! *grin*

Cheers to a great Canadian icon!

  18 comments for “Tim Hortons Thursday: Where Am I?

  1. July 27, 2017 at 10:59 am


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  2. July 27, 2017 at 11:15 am

    It must have been recently deposited there. Makes me wonder why someone would bring that cup so far! Tim’s is in eastern Michigan.

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    • July 27, 2017 at 11:16 am

      Yes, and that is far from here to be carrying a Timmies! *LOL*

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  3. July 27, 2017 at 11:49 am

    Or c’mon down here where there’s a Timmie’s every mile or so – eh!

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    • July 27, 2017 at 1:24 pm

      *LOL* Yes, your city is just like Canada, Teri! No doubt, eh? Cher xo

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  4. July 27, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Awh, someone wanted you to know that you are recognized and loved… at least it feels that way to me.

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    • July 27, 2017 at 2:24 pm

      Ah dear Erika! Thank you so much for your extremely thoughtful and insightful words. I must tell you that I was hoping it was a sign from the Great White North! And here you’ve said what I was thinking! Thank you!! Cher xo

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      • July 27, 2017 at 2:27 pm

        Hmm, then there must be something about it… you knew it anyway 😉

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      • July 27, 2017 at 2:35 pm

        Well I did think about it, but dismissed as perhaps just a bit coincidence. Having you validate what I thought made it special!! 🙂


      • July 27, 2017 at 3:31 pm

        I know what you mean. We have that thought but push it aside. Then something confirming happens… I love that about the universe ☺

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      • July 27, 2017 at 4:16 pm

        Me too, Erika! The Universe has our backs! 🙂

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      • July 28, 2017 at 12:58 am


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  5. July 28, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    Oh, that is SO cool! Unless… it’s some sort of marketing plan or Rick Mercer is trying to put one over on you! Tims in England now! Just a matter of time before you get one in the neighbourhood 😄❤️👍🇨🇦Cheers!

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    • July 29, 2017 at 9:56 am

      Hi dearie! Isn’t that cool? Ah, I wish it were Rick Mercer! Hahahaha Oh is it? Well if it is in England now then surely they must be able to open in Chicago! Cheers to you, my dear! Thank you! Cher xo


  6. November 12, 2017 at 8:58 am

    Hey there I just saw your post and loved it 😄 just this year, I learned about the existence of Tim Hortons and actually also wrote a post it, maybe you like it: Canada in a red cup – why I love this country


  7. Preshemie
    January 16, 2018 at 12:50 am

    Weird, I’ve never had any problem with their coffee.

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    • January 16, 2018 at 6:55 am

      It’s my favorite coffee! Cher xo


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